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Police Investigating Credit Union Robbery

Seen Him? Local authorities are looking for this man in connection with the Oct. 1 robbery of an Easton Avenue credit union. Photo: Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.

An early-morning robbery of an Easton Avenue credit union is under investigation by township and county authorities.

The Financial Resources Federal Credit Union was robbed shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.

A man reportedly entered the bank and demanded money from a teller, according to the release. The man fled on foot after being given an undisclosed amount of cash, the release said.

Township police responded to a 9:33 a.m. 9-1-1 call and canvassed the area, according to the release. Prosecutor’s detectives with the Major Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Unit also responded and are investigating, the release said.

Another view of the man wanted by authorities in connection with an Oct. 1 bank robbery. Photo: Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone who knows the suspect’s identity or his whereabouts, is asked to contact the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (908) 231-7100 or the Franklin Township Police Department at (732) 873-5533 or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.888577tips.org or at www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE”. All anonymous Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.

 

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